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“We will fight corruption by reducing poverty” – PDP

A former Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, has revealed how the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will fight corruption.

The former Governor said the main opposition party, if returned to power in 2019, will battle corruption by reducing poverty in the country.

He made this known in a goodwill message at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Convention in Abuja on Saturday.

Aliyu, spoke on behalf of former PDP governors in Abuja, noting that come 2019, the party would ensure that agriculture was given the kind of subsidy required.

He said, “We will ensure that agriculture becomes commercialised and mechanised. Naira has depreciated. Importing any food in Nigeria will be a waste because you will not make any profit.

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“Our importers are not importing food and therefore we must understand that it was not a deliberate plan; it was a plan by devaluation.”

The former Governor also commended the National Caretaker Committee Ahmed Makarfi for holding forth during the party’s trying moments.
“We will live more united, stronger and ready to take over in 2019, PDP governors have done beautifully well and there is no alternative to the PDP,” he said.

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